Joan Mitchell Center

Gabrielle Garcia-Steib

New Orleans, Louisiana
Mixed Media
Early Art Practitioner AIR
July 1–26
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To be an artist is to be a witness—we are keepers of the culture, vessels of communication, pain, and resistance. Storytelling through various mediums is a way I have been able to heal my own history, and document those around me who are constantly confronted with erasure.”

Gabrielle Garcia-Steib is a multidisciplinary artist and educator who was born in New Orleans in 1994. She is a graduate of NOCCA and Loyola University of New Orleans, with a BA in English and Digital Media. Gabrielle blends mediums such as archiving, painting, documentary photography, and audio as forms of healing and communication. Her work has been exhibited for the past three years at PhotoNola, and she was included in the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans’s Constructing the Break exhibition in 2018. Most recently, she collaborated with three artists on an installation for Nrmal Festival in Mexico City. She has taught narrative storytelling workshops through NOMA and Our Voice Nuestra Voz, with whom she has a fellowship.

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Chamaquitos de Holbox

Chamaquitos de Holbox

2019, 35mm tri-x film, camera, 5 x 7 inches

Y Si El Pueblo Pide

Y Si El Pueblo Pide

2019, 1965 Valiant, spray paint, television, stuffed animals, recording equipment, telephone, led lights, clock, 188.2 x  70.1 inches

Delish da Goddess

Delish da Goddess

2018, 4 x 5 film, medium format rolleicord

Fatherhood

Fatherhood

2018, 35mm film, camera, 5 x 7 inches

Hecho a Mano

Hecho a Mano

2018, Risograph, family archival materials, 5.8 x 4.1 inches

 Still from Super 8 "Woman", June 2018, Super 8 film

Still from Super 8 "Woman", June 2018, Super 8 film